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The Arctic Now a New Climate Because of Global Warming! September 15, 2020

Greetings! My latest blog has more difficult news for you on climate change. Scientists have revealed that “the effects of global warming in the Arctic are so severe that the region is shifting to a different climate, one characterized less by ice and snow and more by open water and rain.” The researchers also said, “Sea ice in the Arctic has declined…

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Can Manatees Get West Nile Virus? August 27, 2020

Greetings! We all know that nasty itch from a mosquito bite, along with the possibility of the pesky inscet injecting a disease such as West Nile Virus. With that said, can a mosquito bite a manatee and possibly give it West Nile Virus? Absolutely! Mosquitoes which transmit diseases such as West Nile don’t just bite humans, horses or…

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COVID-19 May Be “A Walk in the Park” Compared to Climate Change? August 18, 2020

Greetings! I’ve just read a new blog by Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates talking about both COVID-19 and climate change. Of course, they are both incredibly severe global events, which are devastating to human lives and economies. COVID-19 is only about nine months old. This pandemic has already created havoc across the planet. As of this writing and using the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Center figures, there are…

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Manatee Facts Part 4: Threats to Survival August 9, 2020

Greetings! Here is part 4 of my Marvelous Manatee Facts for you!  Manatees are currently listed as threatened, meaning that we are currently in danger of becoming an endangered species within the foreseeable future. The following are major threats that manatees face every day… Cold Weather – In Florida during the winter months when it has…

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 11 April 23, 2020

Greetings! Manatee season recently ended here in Florida. But that’s not stopping me from continuing the awesome manatee fun! Here’s a quick rundown on 11 marvelous manatee facts! Manatees are Marine Mammals Manatees and dugongs are marine mammals. Marine means we live our entire life in the water and mammal means we breathe air just like humans breathe…

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Manatee Facts for Fun – Part 4 March 27, 2019

A Florida manatee (West Indian Manatee) enjoying the naturally warm water at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, FL Greetings! This is my fourth blog installment talking about some very cool and awesome manatee facts. Manatees usually don’t dive more than 10 feet. However, they can dive as deep as 33 feet, which is…

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What’s the History of “Manatee Awareness” Month? November 14, 2018

The rare and threatened Florida manatee enjoying the balmy warm water at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida. Greetings! I recently blogged about how November is Manatee Awareness Month! In this blog, I would like to talk about the history of this wonderful occasion for increasing awareness of manatees. It was back in 2005, when…

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November is “Manatee Awareness” Month! November 5, 2018

Florida Manatees swimming and enjoying the warm 72 degrees Fahrenheit clear water at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida (Photo: Robert Scott Thayer) Greetings! It’s time to celebrate once again because November is Manatee Awareness Month! Yes, it’s that time of year when us manatees begin seeking the naturally warmer waters in Florida as the temperatures start…

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